[PATCH 02/54] Don't make failure to -nolisten fatal

Michal Suchanek hramrach at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 04:43:04 PDT 2012

On 10 July 2012 03:02, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> If failing to disable a protocol specified by -nolisten failed, we'd
> throw a FatalError and bomb startup entirely.  From poking at xtrans, it
> looks like the only way we can get a failure here is because we've
> specified a protocol name which doesn't exist, which probably doesn't
> constitute a security risk.

It kind of is if the protocol you specified has a typo in it.

> And it makes it possible to start gdm even though you've built with
> --disable-tcp-transport.

Wouldn't it be better if disabling tcp wotked even in this case?



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